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Does oval-shaped bokeh indicates that the aspect ratio of the image was modified?

In Mission Impossible III, I notice very often that bokeh is not circular, but has a shape of an oval. For example, here are two images where such bokeh is noticeable: Does it necessarily mean ...
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Is it possible to automatically generate highlights from video?

Given a video of a soccer/futbol match recorded from a single camcorder. Is there any way to create a highlights video that would only show the goals? Since the view is static, is it possible to say ...
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4k vs. 1080p on a 1080p monitor

Is it smart to watch a 4k video on a 1080p monitor versus watching it in 1080p (especially on youtube)? Is there any difference for the human eye?
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Is it right time to buy 4K video camera?

I want to casual shooting (family, travels etc), but i do not want to sacrifice the quality. Should I buy a camera equipped with 4K shooting? Is it the right time to buy a 4K camera or should I buy a ...
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How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

Note: I posted same question to stackoverflow a short time before, when I have not found this comunity yet. I repost this since the question is more suitable to this community. 1. What I tried I ...
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Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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Final Cut - split clip into separate clips

Is it possible to split long clips in several short clips? Now I can open clip in timeline and edit, split, delete, rename parts of clip. But when I go back to project how can I use sub parts of this ...
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Connecting camera to computer to film

I am not sure if this is the right area for this but anyway: I want to hook my camera (Pentax K-R) to my computer to give me a live preview of what the camera sees. Then for the camera to save ...
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How can I change the movie format from .MOV to .AVI in canon 650D

I have Canon 650 D which I use for Video Shoots mostly,my question is: How Can I change the video format inside camera setting? is there any possibility to do that ? the reason because my Video ...
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Import Audio Markers or Cues to Audition CS5.5

I want to import Cues from an external source (CUE-File or mp4chaps Simple Chapter Text file) to Audition, or even better yet, permanently stick them to WAV files. Looking through old documentation ...
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Razor all clips in timeline underneath in/out points

I've just synched a lot of clips using PluralEyes, and imported this in PPCC. Since I'm relatively new to this program (using Vegas earlier), I wanted to check if there is a way to automatically razor ...
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Make video look like it was shot in a dark room

So I'm working on a video that I want to look a bit cooler. It was shot in a normally illuminated room (no special equipment, only normal light bulbs), it looks like this: With a person sitting in ...
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Using LG G3 for youtube videos [on hold]

I am currently using the Cannon ixus117 for my youtube videos. I am thinking of buying the LG G3 and use it as the main camera for my videos - because it has 4K res and laser auto focus.. Do you ...
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How to handle Rode VideoMic Pro during transport?

Unlike, for example, Zoom H5 which is shipped in a rock-solid plastic box, Rode VideoMic Pro is shipped in a cheap plastic piece which holds it in the box. The piece is much bigger than the microphone ...
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Final Cut- How to start audio fade from higher than 0db?

In Final Cut Pro, I drag the fade handle at the beginning of an audio clip to fade in. However, I want the audio to fade in Starting at -20 and fade up to 0. I don't want it to start from 0. How can ...
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How to have a non square video inside a video?

What program is free and allows for good green screen? It would be good to have the program for Linux but Windows is fine.
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What to do when camcorder angle does not cover entire area to record?

I'm trying to record an indoor soccer game from the middle of the bleachers. However, I cannot backup enough to get the entire field in the recording area. I thought about fish-eye lenses but I'm ...
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See layers beneath the solid I'm editing in After Effects

I have imported a photo into one layer and I created an opaque solid on top of it. I want to animate the solid with the Brush tool (Write on). When I enter layer edit mode for the solid I can't see ...
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Best Sony Vegas Pro 13 videogame footage rendering options for YouTube

In order to practice video montage and Sony Vegas Pro 13 as a hobby, I sometimes record online videogames matches I play so I can edit them and show them to my friends via YouTube. I used an Adobe ...
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10 bit 422 vs 8 bit 420

i have been looking around for commentary on this, but have not been successful. so, i hope you folks can point me in the right direction. hopefully, this is the right forum for this kind of ...
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Video with person 'writing on glass' effect

I'm trying to find someone who can make videos similar to one shown here: ...
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How Can I Reduce Noise On a 5D Mk3?

The internet is full to bursting with comparisons of noise on the 5D Mk3 at different ISOs, but there is next to nothing about how to reduce noise or work with it / around it. I am experiencing noise ...
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Letterbox when converting 4k to 1080p

Got handed a pile of stock footage downloaded from various sites. And found one clip is 4k ( 4096x2160) I put it into AME to reexport it as DNx115 but when I set it to 1920x1080 23.976 I see ...
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YouTube 3gp encoding settings

I'm building a new media site and I'm taking cues from YouTube for which video file formats I should offer for widespread usability among mobile and desktop clients. I'm doing all transcoding using ...
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What parameters should I select to get a high quality voice .wav file?

I'm trying to generate a high quality .wav voice-over using Microsoft Speech API. What should be the values of following parameters (they are part of this constructor): int samplesPerSecond, int ...
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Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
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What is the best software to do color pass effect for a film?

I want to select a colour which the computer picks up on and then only allows that colour to be viewed on the video, hence turning the rest B&W. (for example like Sin City) What is the best ...
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Looking for a suitable lossy video codec to quickly record video in-game

I'm working on integrating a video recording functionality inside of a game, so that game footage can be automatically encoded to video and shared online from within the game. Currently I've ...
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613 views

Save existing project to an external drive Final Cut Pro X 10

I have a project with events saved on my Mac drive. I want to save this project on my external HD drive to clean space and work on this project later. I copy pasted Final Cut Events and Final Cut ...
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Tessellation-like animation in after effects

I am trying to make something I've seen on the local new in the after effects. Now, let's say there's a large picture that has text on it "WBC" or something like that and those letters, when zoomed in ...
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Ingesting professional sony beta and sx tape into iMac thru Canopus ADVC 110

I'm trying to capture sony beta and sx tape into my iMac. I know I need a device between the deck and computer. I believe that device is the Canopus ADVC 110 converter (have yet to purchase this.) ...
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Lossy output with FFMPEG JPEG 2000

I'm trying to achieve a lossy JPEG 2000 output with FFMPEG, but no success so far. Using this command line: ffmpeg -i input.dpx -pix_fmt yuv420p -vcodec libopenjpeg output.jp2 As a result I get ...
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video lighting output levels

I am a long time still photographer beginning to work in video. I understand lighting pretty well, but what i am having trouble getting a hold of is the output level (wattage?) I will need for ...
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Linux command-line option to do video lens correction?

Is there a Linux command-line option to do lens correction on videos? (Either as a tool, or a collection of tools) Specifically, GoPro videos? I know I can do correction in GoPro Studio, but I need ...
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How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
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Rendering without quality loss in Kdenlive

I've used SimpleScreenRecorder for screencasting. The settings are shown below. This file is of very good quality. I've then added this clip to the Kdenlive project with the same settings as the ...
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How to do a video live stream through a VPS?

I've been looking at a million resources and I can't find a definitive answer to this. I'm looking to do a small scale (max 50 viewers possibly), low quality live video stream, with nothing but my ...
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Simple way to downscale from 1080p@60 to 1080i@60

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R56 which only outputs 1080p@60 from its HDMI port. Are there any methods to downscale this to 1080p@30 or lower? Googling this doesn't seem to throw up light. I guess I ...
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Why is there a “2D” disc in every Blu-Ray 3D package?

Wikipedia says: MPEG4-MVC compresses both left and right eye views with a typical 50% overhead compared to equivalent 2D content, and can provide full 1080p resolution backward compatibility with ...
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Are there any red filters that fit an SJ4000

Are there any red filters to fit the SJ4000 camera? Is is possible to use one compatible with a gopro hero 3?
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How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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Video rendering time is measured in man-hours. How is that calculated?

I know that man-hours are used as a unit to measure time in things like modelling and other work actually done by people, but I also hear man-hours used to refer to graphics rendering time. How is ...
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Split one video file into small files made up of it's scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
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1answer
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What is a subtle displacement at the moment of the cut?

In In the blink of an eye book (page 6), Walter Murch explains that displacements at the moment of the cut should be either subtle or total: What we do seem to have difficulty accepting are the ...
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Why is my Time Ruler in After Effects displaying seconds like this?

I know that cmd clicking on the time stamp in the left corner alternates between frames and seconds, but why are my seconds displayed like this? every other screen of the app I've seen with other ...
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1answer
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Bulk cutting and compression

I am looking for a piece(s) of software that can cut bulk videos into pieces and compress them. So say I have 10 videos each 20 min, I would like to make a setting 5 min and the output would be 1 ...
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3answers
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2GB vs 4GB Graphics card Memory for playback and encoding of Videos in Adobe Premiere CC

While looking into buying a new graphics card for the editing, live playback and encoding of videos in the new 64bit Premiere Pro CC, I was wondering about: 1) how and when a graphics card's ...
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Setup for including commentators in live stream (including monitoring)

I'm currently planning a live stream setup which has to include two commentators. This is a bit of a make shift / low budget production. Our setup will be Panasonic Mixer with 4 SD Inputs to pre-mix ...
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Special effects/post processing to make a black-colored light

I had this idea for an effect and I wanted to know if something like this has been done and if so how to do it: Goal: I want a lighting effect for an action scene where I will have an area start ...
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What are some alternatives to Pro Presenter 5?

I'm looking for something like pro presenter 5 to play back video from. I'd like to be able to edit titles on lower 3rds on the fly and then be able to play video in the best quality possible. I'd ...

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